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Palmyra vs Xi’An Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palmyra, Syria and Xi’An, China is approximately 6,334 km or 3,936 mi.
  • To reach Palmyra in this distance one would set out from Xi’An bearing 292° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Palmyra bearing 248.4° or WSW .
  • Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Xi’An has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Xi’An is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) less in Palmyra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 437.4 mm (17.2 in) less which is equivalent to 437.4 l/m² (10.73 US gal/ft²) or 4,374,000 l/ha (467,610 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Palmyra than in Xi’An.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Palmyra relative to Xi’An. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Xi’An vs Palmyra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+12) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +9 (+0) -5 (0) -29 (-1) -59 (-2) -51 (-2) -93 (-4) -67 (-3) -107 (-4) -55 (-2) -11 (0) +16 (+1) -437 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3   -0.3

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